Departs MADRID : April - November 2019

SMALL GROUP: Maximum 27 passengers

This guaranteed departure regular coach tour is guided in English only

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Visits: Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville, Cordoba

2019 Itinerary:

Day 1                          ARRIVE MADRID

Arrive in Madrid airport/train station and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to explore your new surroundings. This evening at 1900 enjoy a welcome soft drink and orientation your tour escort and travelling companions.Accommodation.

Day 2                          MADRID – TOLEDO – MADRID

After breakfast enjoy a tour of Madrid. Drive through the main avenues of the city, highlights include the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the Alcala Gate, the Plaza de España, where we will see panoramically the view of most representative buildings. We will visit inside the spectacular Royal Palace, no longer the Royal residence, it remains for Government ceremonies.
This afternoon, travel south to Toledo, which was the capital of Spain during several centuries. Known as the city of Three Cultures, between the 13th and 14th centuries, Muslim, Jews and Christians populations lived together peacefully becoming as a great cultural centre. Enjoy a walk along its narrow streets where the history can be felt in the air. We will see the Cathedral from outside and visit St tome Church inside (where is El Greco painter’s masterpiece – Burial of the Count of Orgaz). Return to Madrid. Accommodation.

Day 3                          MADRID – GRANADA

After breakfast depart for Granada, en route, enjoy a short stop in Aranjuez to see the magnificent gardens full of centenary trees of this old summer residence of the Spanish kings. Continue south to discover the large flat region of “La Mancha”, the land where Don Quixote lived his crazy adventures, also the Spain’s largest wine producing area. We will visit a traditional wine producer where they will show us their way of elaboration and some curious secrets, like the influence of the moon and stars in the biological process of the vineyards. We will finish with the tasting of 3 different wines with tapas of ham, local cheese (very reputed in Spain) and bread, the best way to taste these wines. After continue to Granada. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 4                          GRANADA – SEVILLE

After breakfast a morning guided city tour to visit the amazing Alhambra, the best example of the sophisticated Royal life in the Nazari Islamic Kingdom from the 11th to 15th century. We will find numerous halls and "patios" (courtyards) of amazing beauty. We will also visit the famous and beautiful Generalife gardens with its fountains. Afternoon continue to Seville. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5                          SEVILLE

After breakfast a morning guided tour to visit inside the Gothic Cathedral, the largest in Spain and 3rd in the world with the burial of Christopher Columbus discoverer of America. You can walk up the Giralda tower (striking minaret of the former mosque) to have superb view over the city. Then walk through the Santa Cruz Quarter, a maze of small alleys and small squares with the peacefulness of a tiny garden is an invitation to rest. In the afternoon enjoy an introductory and practical Flamenco dancing lesson with a professional dancer.Accommodation. Optional Flamenco show.

Day 6                          SEVILLE – CORDOBA – MADRID

After breakfast, visit an Andalusian horse farm (Yeguada) to see a normal day of training and learn about the breeding and taming of these amazing horses. Afterwards, travel north to Cordoba. Cordoba, during the Roman age, this city was important, but during the Muslim domination it reached the maximum splendour, especially in the 9th and 10th centuries, when Cordoba became the capital of the Caliphate, was the most populated town in the world (almost 1 million). Your guided city tour will visit the Mosque, considered one the most beautiful, then a walk around the Jewish Quarter, with its narrow streets and Andalusia "patios’’. Continue to Madrid for farewell dinner and accommodation.

Day 7                          MADRID

Your tour finishes after breakfast. END OF TOUR.
2019 Departure Dates
English Only (max 27 pax)
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
April: 7
May: 12
June: 2
September: 15
October: 14, 27
November: 10, 24
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply.
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • First Class (4*) Tour Hotels used (or similar): Madrid – NH Madrid Abascal; Granada – The Occidental Granada; Seville – Sevilla Centre
  • Daily breakfast; 3 dinners
  • Local guided visits with monument entry fees in Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville & Cordoba
  • English speaking guide / Tour escort days 2-6
  • Wine Cellar Visit with Wine & Tapas
  • Flamenco Intro Lesson
  • Visit to Andalucian Horse Farm
  • Madrid Airport or Train Station Arrival Transfers

Regular guaranteed small group tour by air-conditioned coach with English speaking tour escort and local city guides. When the group totals less than 7 passengers, the service will be provided by an English speaking tour escort/driver, being the same person.

PLEASE NOTE: there is a small possibility that tickets to the Alhambra may not be attained, in which case the operator may be obliged to change the Alhambra visit for the Cathedral and Royal Chapel. This has as yet never been necessary.

*Please note: Once early bird prices have been paid they are non-refundable.

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